AG Plug-ins Workflow Tutorial by Mathieu Persan

We had a chat this week with Illustrator Mathieu Persan, he shared some secrets of his creative workflow with us and explained how our plug-ins fit in to this. Mathieu says “Astute Graphics plug-ins have been a part of my workflow for 3 years now and I couldn’t... read more

Texturino Workflow Tutorial by Charlie O’Brien

The latest photo art from Charlie O’Brien recently caught our eye and we were interested to learn that these images were created with some help from Texturino. The result is very effective and rather unique in all the examples that we have seen of Texturino to... read more

Want to be a Featured Artist?

  With 20k + followers on social media and an impressive mailing list, we would love to showcase the work of our oh so talented customers! Not only will your work be viewed by thousands of other creatives, but it will also help newbies to understand how plug-ins... read more

Using VectorScribe to show the way – by VisualMeaning

It’s always great to receive feedback from designers as to how they make use of Astute Graphics’ tools. So when we heard from Mark Nicoll at VisualMeaning, we just had to ask for a bigger glimpse into how they get the most from VectorScribe… At... read more

Carlos Garro: Gekos

When I started analysing the possibilities of what I could create with the new Texturino, I decide to take a risk and illustrate something that did not look “vector” at all. The source of inspiration came in December when I was doing a back up of my old... read more

Featured Artist: Texturino Sea Horse by Liz Anderson

Liz Anderson is a designer and illustrator based in Atlanta, GA who loves learning new things just as much as a good rhubarb pie! Visit her at: www.e-m-anderson.com. Below Liz talks about her experimentation with the new texture plug-in – Texturino.  I am always... read more

Featured Artist: Charlie O’Brien

Charlie O’Brien is a retired Canadian radio announcer/presenter who has always loved photography. He has also done a range of graphic work including website design. Most recently he has focused on digital photoartistry utilizing Photoshop and Illustrator. His work has... read more

Featured Artist: Irving Fuentes

My name is Irving Fuentes and I’m a graphic designer from Mexico. I love all Astute Graphics products and I have been using them since the release of the first version of VectorScribe . I tried Stipplism in the moment it was released and decided to participate in the... read more

New Von Glitschka Book out Now – Vector Basics

In the second edition of this popular guide, respected illustrator, teacher, and speaker, Von Glitschka shares his systematic method for creating precise, well-crafted vector artwork using the latest software tools. This fun and informative book has been expanded to... read more

Featured Artist: Maria Alejandra Hong using Stipplism

With Stipplism’s release comes awesome artwork to show off what you can achieve with this amazing new plug-in. Maria Alejandra Hong sent in her artwork produced with Stipplism and we loved it so much it has become one of the official Stipplism example artworks!... read more

How to draw a Celtic Knot (Part II) by Carlos Garro

Today we will create a figure inspired by the Celtic Knots. For the example we will repeat a module 10 times and make its parts interleave. 1- Start We start with a 12 x 12 cm document, CMYK mode. Horizontal and vertical center guides was placed. With DynamicShapes (A... read more

Featured Artist: Bill Dawson #AGjune2015 Twitter Winner

Bill Dawson is a designer/illustrator/raconteur based in Los Angeles. Yes… that Los Angeles. He isn’t married to a movie star and he’s never been to the Academy Awards, but his typeface Megahertz was poorly used in Kevin Smith’s movie Jay & Silent Bob Strike... read more

Featured Artist: Marco Polenta #AGmay2015 Twitter Winner

Congratulations to May’s Twitter Competition Winner Marco. We loved his design and as prize he received his design on a poster! Continue reading to see why he loves to use Astute Graphics plug-ins in his workflow.    My name is Marco Polenta, I’m 45, I live in... read more

ColliderScribe2 Example Artwork: Carlos Garro

When long time AG friend Carlos Garro agreed to produce artwork for the ColliderScribe2 launch we were thrilled! Read below to learn how he created the beautiful Mandala design. The creation of mandalas has always intrigued and obsessed me, especially discovering that... read more

Featured Artist: Zsolt Már #AGmarch2015 Winner

March’s Astute Graphics Twitter competition winner is Zsolt Már, as the winner of #AGmarch2015 Zsolt won his design on a mouse mat! Zsolt used Stylism and VectorScribe to create his winning piece and don’t forget Stylism has 30% off until the end of April,... read more

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